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Quality Assurance Auditor
Workplace Orientation - 300 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures, policies, etc.
Describe workplace structure, workflow, and relation of trade to the workflow.
Practice working safely in workplace, e.g., follow
Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LO/TO) procedures, safety plans, etc.
Workplace Fundamentals - 400 req. hrs
Demonstrate understanding of manufacturing process (where applicable).
Exhibit thorough understanding of items produced by employer.
Demonstrate familiarity with production equipment and functions (excluding machinery operation).
Demonstrate ability to read and interpret blueprints/engineering drawings.
Exhibit grasp of trade math needed for work, e.g., decimal system, measurements.
Quality Assurance Fundamentals - 700 req. hrs
Explain importance of quality control.
Develop and demonstrate understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC) methods.
Develop and demonstrate an understanding of Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).
Explain all dimensions being audited.
Demonstrate familiarity with testing standards, e.g., ASTM, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Auditing - 2000 req. hrs
Set up all tools and gauges for use in performing quality assurance tasks, such as: gage blocks, vernier gages, plug (go/no-go) gages, profilometers, optical comparator, video comparator (Smartscope), roundness testers, microhardness testers, roughness testers, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs).
Use tools to acquire data for all manner of metrics, including but not limited to: roughness, cylindricity, perpendicularity, parallelism, angularity, outside/inside diameter (OD/ID).
Perform first piece inspection (where applicable), including recording and evaluating data.
Perform machine capability studies per customers’ instructions (if applicable).
Perform Repeatability & Reproducibility (R&R) studies on gages (if applicable).
Make decisions and communicate regarding quality of pieces to appropriate personnel, orally and in writing.
Demonstrate ability to analyze problems and suggest solutions.
Fill out all pertinent paperwork regarding audited materials, such as Material Defect Report, parts conformity to specified tolerances, etc.
Safety/Health/Environment - 24 req. hrs
First Aid & CPR (minimum 6.5 hours every 3 years)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (minimum 3 hours)